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  1. Lawmaker calls for statewide audit of untested rape kitsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A New Hampshire lawmaker is proposing an audit of all untested sexual assault kits statewide, saying his research suggests that no one seems to know how many there are and that the gap that could allow serial rapists to keep committing crimes. Democratic state Rep. Renny Cushing of Hampton, a member of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee, proposes putting the commissioner of the Department of Public Safety in charge of overseeing the statewide inventory and contacting local departments to ensure they account for all kits.


  2. MEMIC awards $18 million in dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Maine Employers' Mutual Insurance Company says the payments of up to $200,000 will be issued to more than 17,000 policy-holding companies in Maine. The individual amounts paid depend on the premiums each company paid in 2012.


  3. Can a Future Supreme Court be Key in Reducing Gun ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    Interesting read about the history of Gun Rights according to the 2nd Amendment. It shows that it's all about INTERPRETATION and existing POLITICAL WILL.


  4. Finish Line Earns "Buy" Rating from FBR & Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at FBR & Co. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, Market Beat.com reports.


  5. Piper Jaffray Reiterates Buy Rating for Finish LineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "buy" rating reiterated by equities research analysts at Piper Jaffray in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, AnalystRatings.NET reports. They currently have a $25.00 price target on the stock, down from their prior price target of $31.00.


  6. Ethics investigator clears FarentholdRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Off the Kuff

    Ethics investigators struck a blow Monday to an ex-House staffer's sexual harassment claims against Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, nine months after the fired communications director filed suit in District of Columbia court. The Office of Congressional Ethics did not find substantial reason to believe Farenthold, 53, sexually harassed Lauren Greene, discriminated against her on the basis of her gender, or retaliated against her for complaining about the alleged unlawful treatment.


  7. Caribbean countries under attackRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ONCE again Commonwealth Caribbean countries are under attack as "tax havens", even though they are nothing of the sort. This time it is not only the usual countries that have been listed.


  8. Mortgage, debt collection top list of gripesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Mortgage, debt collection top list of gripes Complaints tied to lending and credit dominate the unfavorable comments submitted by Americans to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1LbbU2r Complaints tied to lending and credit dominate the unfavorable comments submitted by Americans to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.


  9. Viewpoints / Learning write and wrong: Where Common Core helps and hinders students with writingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    It's no secret that many Americans are lousy writers. Just ask any college professor or employer, including those at prestigious institutions.


  10. Panera Bread Coverage Initiated at Telsey Advisory GroupRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The firm set an "outperform" rating and a $225.00 price target on the stock. Telsey Advisory Group's target price points to a potential upside of 15.54% from the stock's current price.


  11. Triple shooting in D.C.'s H Street Corridor leaves one man dead during robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    One man was killed and two others were injured during an early morning robbery and shooting in the District's blossoming H Street Corridor . Police say around 1:06 a.m. Saturday, officers from the 1st District heard the sounds of gunshots and were directed to three men who had been shot in the rear alley of the 700 block of H Street NE.


  12. Alabama Takes Voter Suppression One Step FurtherRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | North Denver News

    A little more than two years after the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, Alabama is doing even more to disenfranchise voters, particularly African Americans. On Wednesday, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency announced that it would close 31 driver's license offices throughout the state, meaning that 29 counties will lack a place where citizens can get a driver's license.


  13. Roth Capital Begins Coverage on CosiRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The firm set a "buy" rating and a $2.60 price target on the stock. Roth Capital's price objective indicates a potential upside of 154.90% from the company's current price.


  14. AETN presents 'Arkansans Ask' Oct. 19Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Log Cabin Democrat

    The Arkansas Educational Television Network addresses cancer's impact in the state, as well as current research, the importance of screenings and resources for patients and caregivers, in the next episode of "Arkansans Ask" airing Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. Donna Terrell moderates this discussion of cancer in Arkansas with a panel of experts. Viewers may submit questions and comments at 800-662-2386, [email protected] or on Twitter with #ARAsk.


  15. Kicked out of war zone, former correspondent opens new frontRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Frame grabs from a video shot by Wayne Anderson, a freelance journalist embedded with the Minnesota National Guard in Afghanistan in July 2010. The video that ended Wayne Anderson's career as a war correspondent lasts one minute and 49 seconds.


  16. D.C. mayor breathes life into Exelon-Pepco dealRead the original story

    Yesterday | SNL Financial

    Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg News reported Oct. 2 that stakeholders have been informed of the agreement's terms, such as additional customer credits and a second Exelon headquarters to be established in Washington. , saying that while certain aspects of the merger would produce tangible ratepayer benefits, other elements of the transaction would introduce a reasonable potential for harm.


  17. Zacks Lowers The Carlyle Group to SellRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager. The Company invests across four segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Market Strategies and Fund of Funds Solutions in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America.


  18. Gold Star Mothers, honoring sons and daughtersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    American Gold Star Mothers is an organization of mothers who have lost a son or daughter in the service of our country. It is a Veterans Service Organization, established in 1928 and chartered by the United States Congress in 1984.


  19. Employers Holdings Rating Lowered to Hold at ZacksRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "Employers Holdings, Inc. is a specialty provider of workers compensation insurance focused on select small businesses engaged in low to medium hazard industries. It markets its products through independent local, regional, and national agents and brokers, as well as through its strategic partnerships and alliances and relationships with national, regional, and local trade groups and associations.


  20. The Fingers on the TriggerRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... Fellow at Cato carefully vetted cases and selected and funded the Heller case, with the intent of overturning Washington DC's strict gun control laws and altering case law to extend coverage of the Second Amendment to individuals. Cato, but the way, ...